assonance

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Etymology[edit]

French assonance, from Latin word assonare.

Noun[edit]

assonance (plural assonances)

  1. (prosody) The repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds (though with different consonants), usually in literature or poetry.
Examples (prosody)

Lifting its big glinting wing, it hit.
How now, brown cow?

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